Features

Opinion based or special focus articles. Many of these may not specifically considered as “breaking news”, but of special interest nonetheless.

Bile of Man

A Never-Ending Battle With No Resolve – Interview with Bile of Man

For a band who thinks "Humanity is a disease that deserves to be wiped out," and whose opinion is that "Human nature can be...
Endless Daze 2017, image courtesy of Pierre Rommelaere Photography

Endless Daze 2017: review by a metalhead

"We’ve gotta get there by 8pm, guys. We’ve gotta see The Valley." I had hustled my friends all week, knowing that when Friday afternoon rolled...
SAMMA 2017

The SAMMA Chronicles 2017: The Accolades

Johannesburg, South Africa: It is a big accolade for a band to be nominated in any one of the categories for the annual SAMMA...
Terminatryx 2018

Terminatryx: Sirens Festival [interview]

Johannesburg, South Africa: in South Africa, Women's Day is celebrated on the 9th of August and the Gauteng Metal scene will be paying respects...
After Robot by Royal Lens Photography

Interview: After Robot pre-Arts Expo

Johannesburg, South Africa: the much anticipated ninth edition of Emalyth's Arts Expo - this year tag-titled Nine Lives - looms near. Emalyth coordinated...
Skinflint 2018 Front cover

Skinflint: Skinflint [Review]

Botswana: The Gaberone-based band Skinflint recently released its latest, self-titled album. The three piece has put together a fine musical offering in this...
Crown The Empire

Crown the Empire: Pre-gig interview w/ Brandon Hoover

Cape Town, South Africa: A JamPacked Productions show is on the horizon! What better way to cap...
SummerFest15 by Laura McCullagh

The SAMMA Chronicles 2017: Fanatic Fandom

Johannesburg, South Africa: What would the Metal Music industry be without fans? Nothing. Fans are the life blood of any performer, to...
Hellfest 2019 Hell's Gates by Linda Evermore

Hellfest 2019, 21-23 June: review

Hellfest 2019. Hellfest 2019 took place over the weekend of 21st to 23rd of June, and completed its fourteenth year of the festival. M4A...
ALTERnatives 2018

Terminatryx: end off 16th anniversary tour at ALTERnative festival

Cape Town, South Africa: Industrial Metal act, Terminatryx, wraps up its 16th Anniversary Duality tour in Cape Town this weekend. Now performing as...